Some like buying their coffee in bulk.
In such a case, the roasted delicacy often comes in a metal container. But how about an entire café packed in a twenty-foot box?
The Illy Shipping Container Push Button House, displayed for the first time at the 2007 Venice Biennial, is a portable, fully-functional sidewalk bar. Powered by a hydraulic system, it takes only about 90 seconds for the whole thing to fold out.
The house is furnished with a kitchen, cooking equipment, three espresso machines, as well as with a bathroom, covered with absolutely nothing… Ah, a morning bath out in the open air with a freshly brewedcoffee, strangers strolling by…
Photos: Industrial Zombie